Summer Time Lemon-cream Cheese Cookies Recipe

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Summer time lemon-cream cheese cookies

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I happen to love lemon cookies in all forms, but this is one of my favorites of all time. These are great for the summer but also for tea parties or church functions.


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Serves:

36

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
16.5 oz pkg refrigerated sugar cookie dough, brought to room temp.
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
flour
3 tsp
lemon zest
1-1/2 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
set oven at 350, lay down parchment paper onto cookie sheets. When dough is pliable, use hands to break the dough up.
2
Mix in cream cheese and 2 tsp lemon zest. Shape into 36-1" balls. Place balls on baking sheets. Bake 12-14 mins or until edges are light golden brown. Let cookies cool.
3
In medium bowl, stir powdered sugar w/ lemon juice until smooth. Frost cookies. Sprinkle cookies w/remaining lemon zest. Very refreshing cookies!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom